The golden age of American station wagons

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Do you remember the times when SUVs did not rule the American streets? When cars had more character and less sharp edges? When our idea of aesthetics did not trump over sheer practicality?

Those were the times when we had a very special affinity towards a particular type of vehicle – the American station wagon. I am not saying that we were head over heels for it, but we appreciated its utility. So what happened? Why have we ...

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Famous movie cars you can afford

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How often do you dream about a certain car you saw on the big screen, wishing it was yours? I know I have. So many times, I’ve lost count!

But I know what you might be thinking. They are just too beautiful, too expensive, too far from your reach. Which is true in many cases. Lots of these “celebrity” cars can cost more than your house.

So, in this post, we will take a look at the 7 famous cars that you ...

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Learning to appreciate wagons: 1961 Dodge Dart Seneca

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Do you know what really fascinates me about people? The way our perception of design evolves with time. Things that had been considered ugly at first, became eccentric two decades later. Then some more years pass and the eccentric have simply become elegant.

It would not have bothered me if we were at least consistent. However, the vintage design we admire gets ridiculed in its modern variations. It seems like people find some intrinsic value in the things of old.

These were ...

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Biggest car collectors: Are they only men?

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I have always looked at classic cars as the more romantic part of the automobile world. They carry a sense of nostalgia with them, a feeling of a past that was purer and more beautiful. And that is easy to associate with female energy. But somehow the collectors market has evolved without the vivid presence of women.

Collecting classics has never been a thing of practicality, in general. It’s an image. An artifact that confirms a desired identity. ...

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Buying and shipping a project car

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Have you always wanted to buy a project car and finally got your chance to fulfill this dream? Maybe you are a classic car lover who’s been obsessed with restoring that old beauty to its former glory.

Does breathing new life into historic cars makes you feel alive and happy? Maybe rebuilding vehicles is a way for you to express yourself.

Buying and rebuilding a project car is like embarking on a new adventure. It is a huge step into car culture ...

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Barn finds: Jewels of automotive archaeology

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Imagine the excitement of unearthing a new archaeological piece or finding a hidden treasure. These discoveries are saturated with adventure and have an aura of mysticism about them.

And now picture stumbling upon a dusty 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2, abandoned in an old garage. You have come across a ‘barn find’! Not only that, but you have also just entered a time capsule loaded with history. Congratulations!

Discovering cars in a derelict condition in time-forgotten places has been on the rise. These vehicles ...

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Porsche 911: The greatest sports car ever

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The first 911 model was released in 1963, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Ever since it has held a special place in the hearts of car enthusiasts. Over the years Porsche 911 has gone through several modifications. The car marque has always aimed for perfection while leaving the model’s core concept intact. Throughout the years, in spite of all the innovations, the identity and philosophy of Porsche remained the same.

The 911’s worldwide popularity is an undeniable fact. In 2015, the ...

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Peugeot 205 GTi – The car that saved the brand

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The world has seen many car brands that have become iconic. Here in the States, we definitely cherish such classics. However, the truth is that almost every company has at least one or two respectable models that are worth looking into. And yet… some we have completely forgotten!

Recently we found out that Peugeot is coming back to the US after about 30 years of complete absence. But many people on this side of the ocean have not ...

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Can we understand the collector car market?

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If you are like me, you are probably thinking – why would someone need more than one car in their garage? Think about it, there is simply no way of driving more than one at a time!

I have a friend who likes to say that we don’t buy a car for ourselves; we buy it for a neighbor, or whoever else is watching. The first time he mentioned it, it didn’t dawn on me how right he was. Now, the ...

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Get acquainted with 1953 Jaguar XK-120

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During the last century, Jaguar has manufactured cars for the British Prime Minister. It also holds royal warrants from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. Steve McQueen owned a Jaguar XKSS. It was one of only 16 built. Jay Leno holds the same model as part of his automobile collection as well.

Today, we will take a closer look at another special car manufactured by Jaguar: the 1953 Jaguar XK-120. This is one of the models Corsia Logistics have shipped in ...

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